B.A.R. Bay Area Reporter: the catalyst for all factions of the gay community; vol. 3, #9, May 2, 1973: Gay Freedom day Unity. Craig Russell Beardemphl, Luscious Lorelei, Donald McLean.

B.A.R. Bay Area Reporter: the catalyst for all factions of the gay community; vol. 3, #9, May 2, 1973: Gay Freedom day Unity

San Francisco: Benro Enterprises, 1973. Newspaper. [32p] 8.25x10.75 inches, articles, reviews, interviews, event listings, local gay business ads, small piece of tape on cover and mild toning otherwise very good magazine-style newspaper on pastebound newsprint.

Cover story on the upcoming first official Gay Freedom Day which eventually became the Gay Pride Parade. In 1970 and 1972 there had been two small celebrations, unofficial and not very well organized or attended. This would be the first to drawover 40,000 people. At this time the Reporter was campier and focused on fun and entertainment. Eventually it would becaome a serious journalistic and political force.

Cat.No: 242133

Price: $20.00